2nd caterpillar weekend at Natural Bridge

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Natural Bridge State Resort Park is holding their second Caterpillar Weekend – August 23-24; view the two-page flier (700 KB PDF). I attended this event last year, and was amazed at the variety of caterpillars we discovered.  It was great fun and I learned a lot!

I wish caterpillars were better understood and appreciated. It seems many folks think of them as bad ‘worms’. Caterpillars are not worms – they are one stage in the life cycle of butterflies and moths. Although a few can be classified as pests, most are beneficial. All of them are an important part of nature and the food chain, especially for adult and baby birds.

I am fascinated by caterpillars and appreciate the chance to learn more about them. I look forward to this year’s event and invite you to join us. It’s a great chance to meet others who appreciate nature, and to enjoy one of Kentucky’s beautiful state parks.

4 thoughts on “2nd caterpillar weekend at Natural Bridge”

  1. Ms. Betty, I have good news to relay. During recent trip to Natural Bridge spoke with a couple of the naturalist. They are leaning towards having another Caterpillar Weekend next year! I sure hope they do.

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